Yogi Berra memorable quotes - 'It ain`t over till it`s over', and many more
One of the most enduring characters of baseball, Yogi Berra -- who inspired the cartoon character Yogi Bear, breathed his last on Wednseday morning. He was 90.
New Delhi: One of the most enduring characters of baseball, Yogi Berra -- who inspired the cartoon character Yogi Bear, breathed his last on Wednseday morning. He was 90.
Regarded as one of the greatest catchers, Berra spent almost all of his 19-year career with the New York Yankees. He was a three-time Most Valuable Player and 13-time World Series champion.
Besides being a super-star in the field, the Baseball Hall of Famer was also noted for his humorous and paradoxical quotes, known as Yogi-isms. That famous qoute, "it ain't over till it's over" is credited to him.
Here are some more famous Yogi-isms:
"It ain`t over till it`s over."
"We made too many wrong mistakes."
"Even Napoleon had his Watergate."
"You can observe a lot by watching."
"The future ain`t what it used to be."
"A nickel ain't worth a dime anymore."
"Never answer an anonymous letter."
"When you come to a fork in the road, take it."
"You wouldn't have won if we'd beaten you."
"Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded."
"It`s like deja-vu all over again."
"If the world was perfect, it wouldn`t be."
"It ain`t the heat; it`s the humility."
"He hits from both sides of the plate. He`s amphibious."
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."
"In theory there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is."
"Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good, too."
"There are some people who, if they don't already know, you can't tell 'em."
"It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much."
"Baseball is 90 percent mental -- the other half is physical."
" I never said most of the things I said... Take it with a grin of salt."
"If you don`t know where you`re going, you might end up some place else."
"I always thought that record would stand until it was broken."
"Always go to other people`s funerals, otherwise they won`t go to yours."
"A lot of guys go, 'Hey, Yog, say a Yogi-ism.' I tell 'em, 'I don't know any.' They want me to make one up. I don't make 'em up. I don't even know when I say it. They're the truth. And it is the truth. I don't know."